This past weekend, 9 of our active dancers were very busy keeping up appearances with two dance jobs while majority of the group was in Germany.
Most of our interactions and dealings with the First German Sport Club Phoenix happen on the soccer field or in meetings about the soccer administration. Yes, from time to time our members attend each other's events and enjoy them quite a bit. We typically also both take part in the Steuben Parade in Philadelphia as … Continue reading Dancing Around: Phoenix 95th Anniversary & Oktoberfest, by Michael Fricker
On Friday, and Saturday, September 9 and 10 respectively my friends in the Delaware Saengerbund and the Enzian Volkstanzgruppe many times expressed excitement that "my people" or "my club" was to be coming and dancing on Sunday. Well, when the day finally came, it wasn't the greatest weather of the weekend. The rain came down … Continue reading Dancing Around: A Couple of Sets, Lots of Wurst and Even More Friends at the Delaware Saengerbund
A book review of the Cannstatter Volksfest-Verein 150. Jubiläum Anniversary book.
An institution in Philadelphia especially the Northeast section, the Cannstatter has been celebrating heritage, serving meals, drinks and holding the three-day Volksfest since 1873. The United German Hungarians are proud to call the folks at the C.V.V. not only fellow German-Americans, and fellow club-people, but most importantly friends! The featured image on this article if … Continue reading Congratulations to the Cannstatter V.V. on 150 Years!
My Great-Grandmother taught my mom how to make Chicken Paprikash, then she taught me and that is the way I have always made it. I have come across many different recipes, but I have never felt the need to test any of them out. Then I was flipping through Eva Longoria’s cookbook, a book filled … Continue reading Late Summer Chicken Paprikash – in the Kitchen with Jenn
Werner Fricker Jr. tells the tale of our favorite Hungarian Smoked sausage. Is this story the definitive end of that tale? Who knows, after all everything has an end but the wurst has two.
Three years ago, I met seven members of the United German Hungarians on the cultural trip of a lifetime to Hungary and Romania. Over several meals and many glasses of wine, they told me all about their club and the many events that they participate in. Besides being active with the Donauschwaben, I learned that … Continue reading Impressions of Gaufest, by Karin Schulz
If you have attended a Gaufest in the good old U. S. of A. I want you to think about what you think of as a Gaufest when you think of one. Maybe it’s the last one you went to (This year in Atlantic City for me). Maybe it’s the first one you went to … Continue reading Where’s the Gaufest Liverwurst?, by Michael Fricker
This Friday, June 10, the German Hungarians will be going out for the Cannstatter V.V.'s Biergarten! It's that time of year to get out, have a nice meal, and a good drink and get together as a club.